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No mystery about legendary status of Cape Town's 'Nellie' hotel

It may remain a mystery as to which room Agatha Christie chose to reside in while at the Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel in Cape Town, South Africa, but no doubt she would have been perfectly at home writing her mysteries in my suite, albeit considerably updated since she was there in 1922. I can also well imagine Sir Winston Churchill smoking his cigar while soaking in a steaming bathtub during the Boer War (1900-1902) as he wrote, "It is the most excellent and well-appointed establishment which may be thoroughly appreciated after a sea voyage."

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Pinball as science? Game on at Chabot Center

So there I was, bouncing off the walls like a human ball in a room of bumpers, playing a 1999 "Attack From Mars" pinball game at Chabot Space & Science Center in Oakland, Calif. – unofficially known for the summer as the "Chabot Arcade."

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MINIONS Christmas Song.mp4

MINIONS Christmas celebration
Nithya Nataraj Minions fans will have to wait until July next year to see them back on the big screen, but they got a Christmas treat this week when the creators released a viral video.
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MINIONS Christmas Song.mp4

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